Byron Heenie, (Award Winning Photographer, Best Fashion Photographer Of The Year 2014) is a Nairobi, Kenya based photographer, Established in the industry with his early use of photojournalism techniques in Fashion photography, striking editorial and commercial portraits, and his pioneering use of alternative lighting techniques in forensic photography.
He is also notable for using his skills to promote awareness in many social issues including drug abuse,helping the street women and children(Along the Streets Of Nairobi,Kenya) infant mortality and child welfare. He has worked in a wide range of photographic specialties including: Photojournalism, Movie Stills, Theatrical Headshots, Rhythmic Sports, Editorial, and Forensic Photography.
He became interested in photography at the age of 7,having seen what (door to door photographers used to do when coming to his home to take photos of his family), an interest which transformed almost immediately into a career, shooting professional assignments in 2011. Byron said he was destined to become a “creative scientist” shunning the term artist in conjunction with his photographic work.
Today, though best known as an entertainment industry photographer shooting event stills,outdoor and studio headshots for actors and entertainers as well as models including international models, he photographs weddings,fashion events and commercial editorial assignments as well.
Photography is MAGIC and that’s why its unique in an Artistic Way.